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District/Municipal Court Rules District Court Standing Order 2-84: Continuances

Effective Date: 06/01/1984

(Applicable to the Edgartown Division)

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Standing Order 2-84

Any matter scheduled for Trial shall not be continued unless forty-eight (48) hours before the scheduled date, a request for continuance in writing has been received in the office of the Clerk/Magistrate.

Failure to abide by this rule will result in the imposition of costs. The Court will waive the sanctions of this rule should unforeseen or extraordinary circumstances prevent compliance.